blind flying


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Noun1.blind flying - using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc.blind flying - using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc.
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
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blind flying

n (Aviat) → Blindflug m
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During the twenties and thirties, despite reduced budgets, the army and a budding aviation industry addressed the three nighttime aviation problems described above: so-called "blind flying," imprecise navigation, and the difficulties of air interception.
The inboard drive was for a vacuum pump which was required for the direction indicator, artificial horizon and turn and slip blind flying instruments.